Italy vs Bosnia-Herzegovina Betting Tips: Latest odds, team news, preview and predictions

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Back to their defensive best and sparkling in attack, Al Hain-Cole expects the Azzurri to have little trouble in brushing Prosinecki's men aside

Italy have the chance to strengthen their grip on top spot in Group J when they welcome Bosnia-Herzegovina to Turin in Tuesday’s Euro 2020 qualifier.

Roberto Mancini’s team are already three points clear at the top after winning all three of their opening group games, putting them three points clear of second-placed Finland.

Latest odds

Unbeaten in 47 World and European qualification matches on home turf, they are 1/3 (1.33) favourites with bet365 to maintain their 100 per cent record with another victory at the Allianz Stadium.

Currently third with four points from the first available nine, the Dragons are priced at 11/1 (12.00) to close the gap with a shock win here, or 17/4 (5.25) to claim a creditable draw.

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Team news

Fiorentina left-back Cristiano Biraghi will play not part after leaving the squad to undergo tests on a knee injury sustained in training last week.

Miralem Pjanic will serve the second match of a two-game suspension for Bosnia, who are also missing Sead Kolasinac and Rade Krunic due to injury.

Preview

As well as bedding in exciting young attacking talents such as Nicolo Barella and Moise Kean, Mancini seems to have revived his country’s reputation for defensive excellence over the last few matches.

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The Azzurri come into this match on the back of six consecutive clean sheets – their longest such streak since going 10 games without conceding between 1988 and 1990.

They can feel fairly confident of moving one step closer to matching that 10-game sequence considering Robert Prosinecki’s men have not scored a single goal in any of their last four matches on the road and are missing the creativity of Pjanic.

Predictions

Indeed, odds of 4/5 (1.80) are surely worth backing on Italy keeping a clean sheet on their way to victory for the fifth match in succession, consigning Bosnia-Herzegovina to a third consecutive away defeat without a goal.

All odds correct at time of publish. Please gamble responsibly.

Betting Banner - Best Bet Italy to win to nil at 4/5 (1.80) for a 2pt stake with bet365

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